Tag: games

Programmer finds work for idle screens

The developer of the Screentendo app promises it was a proof of concept in screen image processing rather than a program to turn journal articles into platform games.  We believe it has the potential to serve both purposes admirably.  

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Sweatshop

Here’s a game in which you act as the manager of a clothing factory. You hire workers who then make a range of garments and you make money. But it’s also a lesson in exploitation within the clothing industry. http://www.playsweatshop.com/index.html

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Picassohead

Think of this as a classy version of Mr Potato Head. Drag the Picasso-style features (faces, eyes, noses etc.) onto the blank canvas, add your signature and save for others to enjoy. Endless fun! http://www.picassohead.com/ [Thanks to GF for this

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Wondermind

The Tate has created a wonderfully creative website called Wondermind. It’s about the human mind and all the weird and amazing stuff that is going on inside it. It also about the exhibition of Alice in Wonderland art on display

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Cracker

Just down the road from the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum has a little game called ‘Cracker’: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/games/cracker.aspx

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Beer Games

Here are some games from the Black Sheep Brewery Website to keep you amused, but don’t play them at work or you’ll be feeling quite sheepish… http://www.blacksheepbrewery.com/fun-stuff/

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Tiddlywinks

The Freshers’ Fayre has been in full swing and many students have taken part in our ‘Tiddlywink Olympics’ at the Library stand. In the highjump section, one student managed to shoot a wink over a staggering nine copies of The

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A Google a Day

Here’s a daily quiz to test your Google search skills. It’s using something called Deja Google; a separate engine that searches the internet as it existed before the question was posed to prevent you from seeing someone’s posted answer. http://agoogleaday.com

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Phylo

Phylo looks like a fun, if slightly complicated puzzle game. It’s actually a framework for harnessing the computing power of mankind to solve a common problem — Multiple Sequence Alignments. So there! By playing it you’re helping scientists  infer shared

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A New Way to Catch Pirates

Here is an interesting way of dealing with copyright theft: http://www.gamepron.com/news/2011/04/12/garrys-mod-catches-pirates-the-fun-way/ Thanks to L for suggesting.

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